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How to get rid of tape marks on my skin?

I have tape marks all over from where I had an IV, surgery and what not... Now in some places the tape marks are black and ugly! Any way to softly remove them? I can't take strong smells.

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Asked by Angellinda at 11:58 AM on Apr. 1, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • Baby oil, eye make-up remover, or any kind of oil (olive oil, vegetable oil, etc.) will take it right off. Just rub some on, let it sit for a few minutes and wash it off with a warm washcloth. You may have to do it a couple of times and scrub a little but it works. If you don't have any of those, vaseline will also work.

    Answer by LiveLoveLaugh at 12:13 PM on Apr. 1, 2010

  • Rubbing alcohol!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:22 PM on Apr. 1, 2010

  • All of the above works very well Linda

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:35 PM on Apr. 1, 2010

  • Mine always came off fairly easily in the shower. Can you shower or wash?

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:00 PM on Apr. 1, 2010

  • I was going to say baby oil, too. Rubbing alcohol may dry your skin. Try one of your favorite lotions and see how that works.

    Answer by cafeclubmom at 5:20 PM on Apr. 1, 2010

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